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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of swag.


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  • R&P's stores still channel that old-fashioned glamour, with swagged curtains and thick red carpets patterned with gold, but the company has consciously moved with the times ushered in by upmarket, risqué rivals such as Agent Provocateur.

    From corsets for comedians to bespoke bras: Rigby & Peller has seen it all

  • So when Von Teese appeared on the catwalk wearing a floorlength, long-sleeved black dress, caught at her miniature waist with a jet black belt and lushly swagged over her hips and bosom, nothing seemed amiss.

    Enfant terrible Jean Paul Gaultier puts striptease on the catwalk

  • Her skin seemed swagged, loose, and there was nothing much to read in Mary's eyes.

    Hilary Mantel Comma

  • She was wearing an aqua micro-fiber top and genie-styled capris, tight at the ankle but swagged at the hips.

    Silver Zombie

  • To Ellen the words conjured magic even if the box now contained only a mourning bonnet swagged in dull veiling.

    The Dressmaker

  • Adam staircases and marble floors, gilded mirrors and curtains of swagged silk beside tall windows.

    The Dressmaker

  • To her left the windows, draped in the same heavy, swagged silk.

    The Half Life

  • The room had the requisite trappings of power—the fireplace, the swagged floor-to-ceiling windows—setting the scene for posterity most of the work in the building got done in a different kind of classic D.C. décor: small, verging-on-shabby rooms with furniture that was merely old, not antique.

    Yellow Dirt

  • Cut the oldest out and train the bendier ones into swirls against walls or swagged around banisters.

    In the garden this week: Tulips and roses

  • Next, Björk emerged from behind the heavy swagged cathedral curtains, resplendent in a fragile, winged silver and grey McQueen stage costume, the like of which St Paul's has surely never seen before, even in half a millennium.

    Alexander McQueen: family and fashion royalty pay tributes at St Paul's


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